Cummins and Maire Tecnimont collaborate for green hydrogen project of GAIL

Cummins has announced a partnership with Tecnimont Private Limited (TCMPL), an Indian subsidiary of the Maire Tecnimont Group, to build a proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyser for the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) to produce green hydrogen in Vijaipur, Madhya Pradesh.

Cummins will be manufacturing electrolysers for the GAIL project using its proprietary PEM electrolysis technology. This project is expected to generate 4.3 tonnes of green hydrogen on a per day basis.

Cummins proprietary PEM electrolysis technology is used to manufacture PEM electrolysers all over the world. The company’s research and development (R&D) team is also working on other advanced electrolysis technologies. The company has supplied and commissioned over 600 electrolysers using the PEM and alkaline technologies around the world. According to the company, these electrolysers are successfully used in leading hydrogen use cases such as hydrogen refuelling stations, industrial applications, gas grids, and energy storage projects.